MasterCard removes block on Cuba transactions for U.S.-issued cardsStaff writer ▼ | January 26, 2015
MasterCard it is removing the current block on U.S.-issued card transactions in Cuba as of March 1, 2015. The action is based on recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Better relations As of March 1, 2015:
North Korea will continue to be blocked by MasterCard for transactions involving U.S. bank cards, while Iran, Syria and Sudan will be blocked for cards issued anywhere in the world, the company said. ■